Bane Of Winterstorm- The War of Shadows I: The Last Sons of Perylin

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By Stewart

…too many bands are guilty of genre-dodging these days, erroneously and conceitedly claiming to be a completely new style unto themselves.  Well that ain’t the case with Bane of Winterstorm.  Their Facebook page announces proudly that they’re symphonic power metal and… well if a job’s worth doing it’s worth doing properly.  Read more…

Jimblah – Phoenix

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By Andrew

The latest addition to the Elefant Traks roster of Australia Hip Hop creators is one of their finest. Not the usual straight hip-hop producer/performer, Jimblah is somewhat of an anomaly. After winning the inaugural Hilltop Hoods Initiative in 2007, the Adelaide based rapper is not a fresh new kid on the scene. In fact, after producing and financing his first album, ‘Face The Fire’, his sophomore follow-up is mind blowing. Ranging sometimes from soul and blues to spoken word bush poetry and beyond; ‘Phoenix’ is a revelation in Australian Hip-hop. Interested?